The Green Team at MediaCom are here to keep you updated regarding all things Green in and outside of the agency.
What’s happening at MediaCom?
In October, our focus was on electricity. We conducted an initial audit and the Green Team found that over 30% of monitors in the building had been switched off. In the second round, 48% were switched off. We want this upward trend to continue!
You can help by turning off your monitor every night before you leave and whenever it won’t be in use for over 20 minutes e.g. lunch time or when you go to meetings. You can also reduce laptop sleep mode time from 30 to 20 minutes (to do this, go to Settings, System, Power & Sleep.) It’s also important to monitor your at-home behaviours. Make sure the TV gets turned off every night!
October Challenge of the month
In October, ten of the Managing Partners took up the challenge of only using reusable water bottles for a week. Here’s what they said about their experience:
Next month we will be focusing on plastics. Watch this space!
|Did you know that in the Pacific Ocean there is an area of household waste the size of France? This country-sized challenge has been taken on by LADBible and The Plastic Oceans Foundation who set up a petition to the UN in a bid to recognise this area as a country called The Trash Isles. If enough people sign this, it will force the UN to take responsibility for an area of waste that they are currently doing nothing to remedy.
Judy Dench has already signed up to be the Queen of The Trash Isles and Mo Farah, Ross Kemp and Al Gore have already signed up to be honorary citizens! You can also show your support and sign up as a citizen as the country can only be recognised if it has a population. Sign up here!
|The Green Bulletin – What’s happening around the world?|
|· The WWF is concerned that poor management post-Brexit could result in over-fishing|